Thank you to Rowena Smith and Ridgewood School

Brass instruments are extremely expensive in Brazil, more than twice the price of instruments in the UK. A big part of the project, then, is getting hold of instruments for the children. All of the instruments in the project are second-hand instruments from the UK which were then either donated or bought cheap on eBay,Continue reading “Thank you to Rowena Smith and Ridgewood School”

New Volunteer ZĂ©lie Denis

Favela Brass has a new volunteer brass teacher! Parisienne ZĂ©lie Denis recently graduated from the Versailles school of architecture and has been in Rio since February, living in favela PereirĂŁo just down the road from the project. After a visit to Curry Clube last month, ZĂ©lie expressed an interest in teaching at the project andContinue reading “New Volunteer ZĂ©lie Denis”